Monthly Archives: May 2012

Scientists Develop Video Game to Help Stroke Victims Regain Limb Function

A group of stroke researchers at Newcastle University have developed a video game to help stoke patients regain limb function.
http://www.highlighthealth.org/therapy/scientists-develop-video-game-to-help-stroke-victims-regain-limb-function/

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Caregiving with Love: Five Tips to Better Healing

Whether it’s your wife or husband or child, or a relative or close friend you are caring for, it is paramount that you become the best caregiver possible for your loved one.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/resources/caregiving-with-love-five-tips-to-better-healing/

Android App for Those Concerned about Cell Phone Radiation

A company called Tawkon has developed an app for the Android phone that can predict when a phone is most likely to be emitting high levels of radiofrequency waves (RF).
http://www.highlighthealth.org/mobile-app/android-app-for-those-concerned-about-cell-phone-radiation/

No Convincing Evidence that Cell Phones Cause Cancer

A new report by the U.K. Health Protection Agency’s independent Advisory Group on Non-ionising Radiation (AGNIR) has concluded that there is no convincing evidence that mobile phone technologies cause adverse effects on human health.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/cancer/no-convincing-evidence-that-cell-phones-cause-cancer/

Cellular Dynamics International: Top 10 Innovative Biomedicine Companies in 2012

Cellular Dynamics International is one of 10 biomedicine companies included in Technology Review’s 50 Most Innovative Companies (TR50) for 2012.
http://www.highlighthealth.org/innovation/cellular-dynamics-international-top-10-innovative-biomedicine-companies-in-2012/

Genetic Test Results Do Not Trigger Increased Use of Health Services

Participation in genetic testing does not appreciably drive up or diminish test recipients’ demand for potentially costly follow-up health services.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/nih-research-news/genetic-test-results-do-not-trigger-increased-use-of-health-services/

New Breathalyzer Checks for Signs of Disease

A new breath analyzer called the Single Breath Disease Diagnostics Breathalyzer has the capacity to check for a variety of biomarkers, or biological indicators, of disease.
http://www.highlighthealth.org/diagnostics/new-breathalyzer-checks-for-signs-of-disease/

May is Mental Health Month 2012

Mental Health Month raises awareness of mental health conditions and mental wellness for all. This year’s themes are ‘Do More for 1 in 4’ and ‘Healing Trauma’s Invisible Wounds’.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/resources/may-is-mental-health-month-2012/

New Imaging Technique Allows Study of Human Heart Conduction Fibers

Researchers at the University of Liverpool in the U.K. have developed a method of 3D visualization for the conducting pathways of the heart.
http://www.highlighthealth.org/research/new-imaging-technique-allows-study-of-human-heart-conduction-fibers/